The 5 best hotels in Madrid

What are the best hotels in Madrid? An overview of the capital’s exceptional addresses, those that combine comfort, modernity and quality of service.

Spain ‘s capital is a destination brimming with historical treasures. It’s known for the mythical Puerta del Sol, the colossal Plaza Mayor and the Prado Museum‘s impressive collection. But Madrid is also famous for its festive gastronomy and nightlife, a legacy of the movida cultural movement that exploded after Franco’s death… In other words, you won’t be bored during your stay.

Nevertheless, the capital is overflowing with accommodation on offer, and the quality is not always up to scratch. And yet, there’s no shortage of nuggets! To help you avoid unpleasant surprises, we’ve put together a selection of the best hotels in Madrid. They stand out for their beauty, the professionalism of their staff and the quality of their service. Are you ready? Let’s get started!

Círculo Gran Vía

A bubble of tranquillity in the center of Madrid
Hôtel à Madrid 1

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: 1 to 3 passengers
  • 📍 Location: in the historic center, 500 m from the trendy Chueca district
  • 💙 We like: the hotel’s calm despite its central location

Would you like to stay in the historic center without being in the heart of the capital’s hustle and bustle? Then this Madrid hotel is for you! It’s within easy reach of the city’s main tourist attractions. The Puerta del Sol is just 400 meters away. The only problem is that the rooms don’t face the main street, and are therefore extremely quiet.

Tastefully decorated, they combine modern elements with classic architecture. The result is an ideal balance between elegance and character. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, flat-screen TV, private bathroom, coffee maker… Everything has been thought of to ensure that you won’t lack anything during your stay.

Special mention must be made of the hotel’s restaurant and bar, which serve excellent cuisine. A wellness and fitness center is also available.

Only YOU

A superb Madrid hotel in the heart of Chueca
Hôtel à Madrid 2

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: 1 to 3 passengers
  • 📍 Location: in the trendy Chueca district
  • 💙 We love: the beauty of the spaces and the quality of the services

Cradle of the movida madrileña, Chueca is the ideal neighborhood for enjoying the capital’s trendy addresses and nightlife. Only YOU lets you stay in the heart of this lively district, without sacrificing comfort. Housed in a 19th-century palace, it boasts splendid architecture. The various common areas are distinguished by their classic, meticulous decoration. Special mention must be made of the typically Spanish rooftop, which offers a lovely panoramic view of Madrid’s rooftops.

But this Madrid hotel also stands out for the high quality of its services. The rooms are designer, comfortable and equipped with ultra-modern amenities. The restaurant’s cuisine is delicious, especially the breakfast included. The friendly staff will meet all your expectations. An exceptional address!

Hotel Urbana

A tropical paradise in the city center
Hôtel à Madrid 3

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: 1 to 2 passengers
  • 📍 Location: Centro district, 400 m from Puerta del Sol
  • 💙 We like: the rooftop with swimming pool and cocktail bar, the decor in Pacific colors

When you stay at this hotel in Madrid, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped through the doors of an all-inclusive hotel on the Pacific islands… In fact, Hotel Urbana offers a wide range of services: rooftop with pool and cocktail bar, gourmet tapas, gym… All in an original, well-kept decor, which houses a permanent exhibition of Papua New Guinea art.

Yet the hotel is located in the heart of Madrid’s historic center, just a stone’s throw from Santa Ana Square and Puerta del Sol. An ideal location for walking or taking the metro to the capital’s various points of interest, as well as for enjoying the stores, restaurants and trendy bars.

And let’s not forget the quality of the rooms, which are spacious, well-decorated and perfectly equipped. Visitors particularly appreciate the comfort of the bedding. The perfect place to recharge your batteries between two visits!


Thompson Madrid

A 5-star hotel with character
Hôtel à Madrid 5

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: 1 to 2 passengers
  • 📍 Location: straddling el Centro and the hipster district of Malasaña
  • 💙 We love: the elegance of the decor and the diversity of the hotel’s facilities

This Madrid hotel enjoys a privileged location in the capital’s historic center, straddling the Centro and Malaseña districts. Situated next to a small park, it offers guests a bubble of tranquillity, yet within 200 m of the Puerta del Sol and Gran Vía metro station.

The style of the establishment flirts with modern and Art Deco influences, for a particularly elegant finish. Rooms are charming and cosy. They feature all the necessary amenities: luxury bedding, Wi-Fi connection, flat-screen TV, safe, air conditioning, sitting area and private bathroom with shower or bath. And don’t forget the terrace with views of the capital’s historic monuments…

The Thompson Madrid also features a rooftop, restaurant, bar, gym and outdoor pool. You’ll find it hard to leave!


Hostal Oriente

An ultra-central Madrid hotel for lovers of simplicity
Hôtel à Madrid 5

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  • 🧳 Number of passengers: 1 to 2 passengers
  • 📍 Location: downtown, near Plaza Mayor and Plaça de l’Orient
  • 💙 We like: the geographical location and the simplicity that conceals a high quality of service.

Simplicity and comfort
are the hallmarks of this superb hotel in Madrid. Located in the heart of the historic center, it’s within easy walking distance of Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol and the Opera metro station, just 50 meters away.

The rooms charm guests with their cleanliness and uncluttered decor. They feature all the amenities you need for a carefree stay, including Wi-Fi, air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. Their simplicity sacrifices nothing for comfort, thanks to the quality of the bedding and shower, as well asoptimal soundproofing.

The staff are friendly and helpful. In particular, they allow you to leave your suitcases before check-in and after check-out, an invaluable convenience for making the most of every moment of your stay.


Have you found the perfect place to stay during your stay? Book now for the best rooms at the best price!

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